The managing director of a beefburger factory in South Yorkshire has told Calendar of his shock after the firm was drawn into the horse meat scandal. Paragon Quality Foods in Doncaster says it cannot explain the presence of horse DNA in a burger it supplied to the hotel and pub chain Whitbread.
Three men were arrested tonight by officers investigating the horse meat scandal. One of the men was arrested at a plant in West Yorkshire.
Peter Boddy slaughterhouse in Todmorden has been raided by the Food Standards Agency and the police investigating the horsemeat scandal
Police and the Food Standards Agency have raided a slaughterhouse in Todmorden as part of the probe into horse meat in processed burgers.